Trying to make travel arrangements for 168 Keralites: KC Joseph

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Kochi, Apr 6: Kerala government on Monday said it is trying to make necessary arrangements to facilitate travel of around 168 Keralites, who were brought to Mumbai from war-torn Yemen by two IAF aircraft last night.

State Minister for Diaspora K C Joseph said that while an Air India flight carrying 195 persons, mostly Keralites, from Djibouti landed in Kochi last night, two other aircraft carrying a total of 454 evacuees were touching down at Mumbai airport.

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"Out of 454 evacuees who reached Mumbai, 168 are Keralites. They are protesting as they face difficulties to get train and flight tickets to Kerala," Joseph told PTI. [Why many Kerala nurses in Yemen chose not to board Indian navy vessel?]

He said the state government was trying to bring them to Kerala by train and AC buses.

PTI

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